Which Golf Ball Goes The Farthest (Above $30 a dozen)?

Analyzing the individual ball statistics we can see that the Titleist Pro V1x averaged the farthest distance as well at 266.7 yards. Meanwhile, the Callaway Chrome Soft X averaged the shortest distance at only 259.3 yards. This results in a difference between the average maximum and minimum of only 7.4 yards.

Sandpaper Wedge Test

It’s common knowledge that wedges should produce spin. It is difficult to find explanations for how the grooves on a wedge produce spin. Most people say grooves increase friction. Does that mean a wedge with extreme friction would be excellent? To find the answer, we built a sandpaper wedge and tested it against a normal… Continue reading →

Which Golf Tee is the Best and Farthest?

Question: How important is the type of tee used? Hypothesis: We believe the sample size is too small and the effects of different tees are too indistinguishable that no measurable variance will be found between different tee types. Materials: “Normal” Length Wooden Tee (2 ⅛” ) Pride Professional Tee System Step Tee (3 ¼”) Flex… Continue reading →

Is a Fake PING G400 Driver Worse Than the Real Thing?

In theory, we can probably hypothesize that a counterfeit driver is going to perform worse than the real thing, right? Have you ever wondered how much worse it might be though? We recently got a counterfeit club to test once somebody with poor moral integrity exchanged out a PING G400 driver head with a counterfeit… Continue reading →